Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:03
Spirit of 2012, a charity set up with money from the Big Lottery Fund to carry forward the spirit of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has awarded £4.5 million to a UK wide consortium led by the English Federation of Disability Sport.
Posted: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 15:11
Three former BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees are included on the expert panel that will determine the shortlist of 12 for this year's award.
Sir Steve Redgrave, Baroness Grey-Thompson and Denise Lewis will be joined by Baroness Campbell, chair of UK Sport, and representatives from the BBC and the newspaper industry.
They will aim to produce a shortlist based on reaching a consensus view.
The winner will be announced at ExCeL in London on Sunday 16 December.
Presented by Sue Barker, Gary Lineker and Clare Balding, Sports Personality of the Year will be broadcast live on BBC One
Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:44
Minister for sport Hugh Robertson has released a ten-point legacy plan today, in a bid to ensure that the government delivers on its promise to 'inspire a generation' to take up sport.
Posted: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:43
The Sports Think Tank has called for a co-ordinated campaign for School Sport as the Olympics aims to Inspire a Generation on its website today.
The increased attention on sport during the Olympics has increasingly highlighted the Cuts to school sport & PE when SoS Gove cut £165m from the System in 2010. The stop gap funding ends this year. The Think Tank is currently working on creating an evidence based model for school sport and aims to create a political and policy making consensus.
Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:14
ChIrman of the BOA Lord Moyhnihan has claimed that it is unacceptable that so many of Team GB medalists are from Independent schools. He claims that 50% of those winning medals come from private schools who only make up 7% of the school population.
Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2012 20:27
The Prime Minister visited Loughborough University this week to give a speech to an invited audience about the Olympic Legacy. He spoke at the campus and visited the home for Team GB.